ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Oracle Play Slows MySQL

“The whole sky-is-falling motif isn’t confined to just cable
news outlets, it seems. In the world of technology journalism, arm
waving and teeth gnashing are becoming de rigueur as

“Take this week’s example: As Roundup was off to the virtual
presses last Friday, Oracle was announcing that it had purchased a
small Finnish software company known as Innobase Oy. Based on the
hysteria that followed, you would have thought that the world was
about to end or that Madonna was becoming a housewife…”